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Climate change is shifting when Europe’s rivers flood
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Across Europe, rivers aren’t flooding when they used to.  Some rivers now flood days, weeks or even months earlier than they did a half-century ago. Other areas now flood much later than before. Long-term changes in climate — in temperatures and precipitation — underlie these shifts. That’s the conclusion of a new study.  Floods are a part of […]

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Europe’s dramatic summer gives a foretaste of ‘super heatwaves’ to come
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While Europe is recovering from an unusually warm summer, a new study warns that heatwaves with temperatures of above 40°C are expected to become more frequent, with some regions of Eastern Europe hit by new super heatwaves of above 55°C, writes Wendel Trio.  Wendel Trio is Director of Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, an environmental […]

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Mary Robinson: Climate change compounds El Nino drought in Africa
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Imet men, women and children who were hungry and malnourished on my recent trip to the drought stricken Tigray region of northernEthiopia. It was shocking as it always is to see mothers and fathers struggling to feed their children. But it is not desperation or even my own dismay that shapes my memories; it is […]

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Life on the front line of climate change
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As signs of intensifying climate change are seen in Europe, researchers are looking into how life will change for people who live in the Arctic, and helping to count the global economic cost of the ever-increasing loss of sea ice. In northwest Greenland, many of the region’s native Inuit maintain a strong connection to the […]

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Is a traumatic sense of loss freezing action against climate change?
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Despite a growing body of evidence that climate change is wreaking havoc on our environment and psyches, many people still resist making small lifestyle changes that may help mitigate disaster. The logic of climate science has not shaken enough people from their apparent complacency; neither has fear. So what will? Washington State–based thanatologist Kriss Kevorkian—a […]

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Bubonic Plague Linked To Climate Change In Asia
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The Black Death struck Europe in 1347, killing 30-50% of the European population in six violent years. It wasn’t a one-off epidemic: it signaled the start of the second plague pandemic in Europe that lasted for hundreds of years and only slowly disappeared from the continent after the Great Plague of London in 1665-1666. These […]

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Climate Change Will Hit America in the Breadbasket, Scientists Say
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SAN JOSE, Calif. Climate experts have seen the future of America’s breadbasket — and from their perspective, it doesn’t look pretty.”I don’t want to be a wheat farmer in Kansas in the future,” said Harold Brooks, a senior scientist at the National Severe Storms Laboratory in Norman, Oklahoma. Brooks isn’t a wheat farmer. He’s a […]

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Climate change hampering world food production – scientists
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Rappler Scientists warn that climate change acceleration will have a lasting impact on … sabotage tools in computers and networks in Iran, Russia, Pakistan, China, … The Russian firm adds the techniques to extract information or disable … Feeding the world ‘is going to take some changes in terms of minimizing climate disruption’

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